Belarus critic Raman Pratasevich pictured at a rally on March 25, 2012. Photo: AP Belarus critic Raman Pratasevich pictured at a rally on March 25, 2012. Photo: AP
Belarus critic Raman Pratasevich pictured at a rally on March 25, 2012. Photo: AP
Belarus

Countries shun Belarus’ air space as EU mulls sanctions over Ryanair ‘piracy’

  • European leaders have called for the release of Roman Protasevich, a critic of President Alexander Lukashenko who was blogging from exile
  • He was arrested after his Ryanair flight was intercepted by a Belarusian warplane and forced down in Minsk

Topic |   Belarus
Belarus critic Raman Pratasevich pictured at a rally on March 25, 2012. Photo: AP Belarus critic Raman Pratasevich pictured at a rally on March 25, 2012. Photo: AP
Belarus critic Raman Pratasevich pictured at a rally on March 25, 2012. Photo: AP
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